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The Resource American Gods

American Gods

Label
American Gods
Title
American Gods
Statement of responsibility
Neil Gaiman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman's revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger.A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adventures and a host of eccentric characters. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing—an epic war for the very soul of America—and Shadow is standing squarely in its path.This annotated volume of the Author's Preferred Text features analysis from Leslie S. Klinger. His trenchant commentary identifies gods and supernatural beings, elucidates key phrases, and shows how Gaiman built his award-winning novel, giving readers unparalleled insight into the story and into Gaiman's creative process and authorial decisions. Carefully chosen illustrations complement and illuminate the narrative
Summary
Days before his release from prison, Shadow learns that his wife has been killed in an accident. On the plane ride back home for the funeral, he meets Mr. Wednesday, who offers Shadow a job. Shadow accepts but soon discovers that Mr. Wednesday is far more dangerous than he could ever have imagined
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel, 2001.
  • Hugo Award for Best Novel, 2002.
  • Locus Award for Fantasy Novel, 2002.
  • Nebula Award for Best Novel, 2002.
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064503
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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840
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
American Gods
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:477a530e-d4c3-42e4-ad0f-96b4f3e68745
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062109590
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
American Gods
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:477a530e-d4c3-42e4-ad0f-96b4f3e68745
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062109590
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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